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Dec 16, 2012 10:00am PST
♪ the issues and personal stories behind the gay marriage cases the supreme court has agreed to hear. ♪ it's the most wonderful time of the year ♪ and amid the holiday shopping frenzy, kim lawton reports on how christians are trying to reclaim christmas gift giving from self-indulgence and consumerism. >> what we've done is make it about us, and it's become kind of one of the biggest, gluttonous feasdaysn the christianalendar. ♪ >> welcome, i'm bob abernethy it's good to have you with us. as the country expressed outrage over the deadly shooting rampage at the connecticut elementary school--one of the worst mass shootings ever--faith leaders called for special prayers for the victims, their families, and the children who witnessed the tragedy. amid more debates on capitol hill over e so-cled fiscal cliff, religious groups continued pushing congress to reach a fair deal. several faith groups were also watching closely as the supreme court announced it would take up two important cases dealing with same - sex marriage. today, we have a special report from tim o'brien on
Dec 2, 2012 2:00pm PST
quote gay marriage illegal, what's happening with that right now? >> i'm waiting with everybody else with baited breath. i think it's time has come and if we don't figure it out, certainly the next generation knows there's nothing to be frightened up. >> i do want to say, you know, with the election now, there's a resurgent in hope again and i hope it's a time where there's more bipartisanship and it's less about winning and people coming together and dealing with the issues. >> wouldn't that be nice. >> it's a must. it's a must. we're in a precarious place. >> you guys once famously said that you would hold off getting married until everybody could get married and now i know now you're engaged, which everybody is very excited about. >> are they pressuring you at all to set a date? are they getting on you about
Comedy Central
Dec 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
volatility and family care issues that put so much strain on marriage-- i'm kidding. it was about gay people. it protected marriage from gay people. in fact, gay people are considered such a threat to marriage that in addition to a federal defense of marriage act many states have enacted constitutional amendments banning the practice, including our most populous state, california. and our most reluctant to finally repeal interracial marriage bans, alabama. they did it in the year 2000, roll tide of history. before you get too smug on alabama remember the supreme court didn't even turn it over until 1967 so [bleep] us. but this is different. i mean the supreme court is to the going to get involved if gay marriage. >> same-sex couples are finally getting their day in court. this time the u.s. supreme court justices have decided to hear two constitutional challenges to federal and state lawsment one case involves the federal defense of marriage ago or domo. the other is a challenge toical call's prop 8. >> jon: first of all, i cannot believe he managed to squeeze a report in before prom. second
Dec 23, 2012 10:00am PST
but not religious." advocates of gay marriage saw new momentum. in the november elections, three more states legalized same-sex marriage-the first time it had been approved in ballot initiatives. and voters in minnesota rejected a proposed ban on gay marriage. both sides of the debate were galvanized by the supreme court's announcement that it will be taking up two cases with national implications in the spring. ten years after the catholic church's clergy sex abuse crisis exploded, a high-ranking priest in philadelphia became the first church official to be convicted for failing to report abuse. monsignor william lynn was found guilty of child endangerment and sentenced to up to six years in prison. and in kansas city, bishop obert finn was convicted of a misdemeanor for not reporting the discovery of child pornography on a priest's computer. finn's sentence of two-year's probation was suspended. he was the first bishop to be criminally sanctioned. there were leadership transitions for several major religious groups. new orleans pastor fred luter became the first african-american president
Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
-- the u.s. supreme court agrees to take on the issue of gay marriage. and is that a signal, is that a signal that for republicans, it may be time to reconsider its view on this? >>> and a nurse duped by a prank call leaking information about the duchess of cambridge is found dead. all of that coming up. [ female announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. which is what you get, don't you see? cause c-max has lots more horsepower than prius v, a hybrid that c-max also bests in mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. when you take a closer look... the best schools in the world... see they all have something very interesting in common. they have tea
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
need to a turn you gay and trick you into marrying me. in the current news center. >> if you warn me, doesn't that ruin the element of surprise? >> stephanie: oh, damn it! [ laughter ] >> stephanie: just my luck. she's not easily tricked either. >> she's a smart one that jacki schechner. >> stephanie: we have a big show. we have rob reiner and the prop ownernities in the prop 8 case. >> it is great news the supreme court will take up the issue. >> stephanie: i thought you meant because you were considering my proposal. whatever. let dee in the news. >> bring me the bling. we'll talk about it. just saying. i can be bought. president obama travels to redford, michigan, today to speak at daimler detroit diesel. the company is expected to announce a $100 million plus investment that would expand u.s. production and jobs and also help them develop new technology. detroit deals has 2300 employees and it makes engines rear axles and transmissions. daimler is expected to say its truck division will be the first heavy du
Dec 16, 2012 4:30pm EST
for gay marriage? >> guest: well, to keep it very simple i think relationships are good for people, marriage is good for relationships, and some of our fellow citizens are gay so when i say that relationships are good for people, not just because they make people happy, although that's app important part of it. we all want to live happily ever after, as it were, but there's also something about having something to come home to at night, wake up with in the morning, share one's joys and sorrows with, be committed to, make sacrifices for. the reason that relationships are good for people is that they make us better people. i'm a better person because of my, you know, ten year-plus relationship with my partner mark. when i say marriage is good for relationships because commitment is good for relationships, but marriage ties us into the larger community in a certain way. marriage ties us into our families in a certain way. my parents regard mark as their son-in-law which is important to sustaining the family life that we have, and then some of our fellow citizens are gay. we can talk m
Dec 3, 2012 9:00pm PST
merchants have been vocal about this matter. i say this as a gay man who was drawn to the cat castro and i found some of the rhetoric around this issue to be offensive in its demonization of straight people and gay and straight people who have children. it's not fool yourself. straight people have always lived in the area. many have never left. many moved in ten, 20, 30 years ago that those who are gay did. and children have been here and maybe not as many but quite a few. in fact there are schools within a few blocks of castro and market. i say these things not to do this but it's a very adult neighborhood in many ways and i will fight as anyone for us to continue to embrace our lgbt status and i have done that for years, but the castro is for everyone and we need to stop demonize those that made this neighborhood home and are like me gay men without children. this legislation doesn't result from straight people or people can kids or people complaining about public nudity. the concern has been gay men. i have heard from more far childless gay men in support of this legislation th
Comedy Central
Dec 3, 2012 11:30pm PST
remaining wedge issues are gay marriage, immigration, flag burning, voter fraud, welfare, gun control and of course contraception. now in the good old-- (laughter) in the good old bad days of the '80s republicans could turn out the suburban white vote simply by showing images of scary guys like willie horton being allowed to go in and out of prison. to this day i'm terrified to go through a revolving door. (laughter) now getting-- tough on crime was a key conservative issue that is gone. and worse, it's the conservative's own damn fault. take rudy giuliani. the republican tough on crime new york mayor who cracked down on turnstile jumpers, broken windows and squeegee guys. squeegee guys without curiously disappeared right before the opening of new york's body exhibits. (laughter) unfortunately, unfortunately it, withouted too well. now the right is being punished for its own success. like dentists who gave us fluoride and to you don't have cavities to fill or my teach a man to fish seafood restaurant. no one ever comes back. we have got to do something to scare white voters into votin
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Dec 11, 2012 11:30pm PST
, everybody. nation, everybody who watches this show knows that we are engaged in a war against the gays. the latest battlefield is california where governor jerry brown recently signed a law banning gay repairive the therapy: treatments aimed at turning gay kids straight. just because the american psychological association says gay conversion therapy can cause depression and suicide attempts. big deal! so does lunesta. (laughter) that's just ambien for gay people. that's why there's a butterfly. fortunately -- that's true. it's true. fortunately, federal judge william shove told california to shove it. >> the state of california has been blocked from enforcing a new ban on therapy that seeks to change the sexual orientation of minors from gay to straight. a federal judge ruled the law may inhibit the first amendment rights of therapists who oppose homosexuality. >> stephen: damn straight! these kids need our help. not only are they gay, look how blurry they are! (laughter) that's all right. folks, this is a good call because these anti-gay treatments are proven. a recent lawsuit in new
Dec 12, 2012 10:30am PST
. that was beautiful. i think this is a nice segue into the san francisco gay men's chorus who have been standing here patiently. i would like to introduce them and thank them so much for being here. they're going to sing "love can build a bridge for us." [cheering and applauding] >> [inaudible]. ♪ i gladly walk across the desert with no shoes upon my feet to share with you the last bite of bread i had to eat and all -- and i would swim out to save you in your sea of broken dreams when with all your hopes are sinking let me show you what love means ♪ let us build a bridge [speaker not understood] ♪ let us build a bridge don't you think it's time don't you think it's time let us stand together [speaker not understood] we can do anything anything anything keep believing in our hearts [speaker not understood] love can build a bridge ♪ [speaker not understood] ♪ [speaker not understood] don't you think it's time, don't you think it's time love can build a bridge [speaker not understood] ♪ ♪ yes, it's time ♪ [cheering and applauding] >> you have two men who were never afraid to be who they
Dec 9, 2012 5:00am PST
. >>> from flocking against gay marriage to voters making it legal in less than a decade. how we god here is after this. wasn't my daughter's black bean soup spectacular? [ man thinking ] oh, this gas. those antacids aren't working. oh no, not that, not here! [ male announcer ] antacids don't relieve gas. gas-x is designed to relieve gas. gas-x. the gas xperts. red jars are all the same right? wrong! you need three uses of a $15 cream to equal the moisturizing power of one use of regenerist microsculpting cream. seems not all red jars are created equal. olay regenerist. >>> there are a lot of ways of understanding and sbrerp rhetting this year's presidential race. mine is that 2012 was a mirror image of how we remember 2004, a battled incumbent challenged by a massachusetts politician, a wealthy gaffe prone flip-flopper. set against the backdrop of popular anxiety. the ebb and flow is similar, too. george w. bush took a big lead in 2004, squandered it with a miserable debate performance to win by a bigger margin than most expected. sort of like barack obama this year. it works on mysterio
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm PST
.s. supreme court agrees to take on the issue of gay marriage. and is that a signal, is that a signal that for republicans, it may be time to reconsider its view on this? >>> and a nurse duped by a prank call leaking information about the duchess of cambridge is found dead. all of that coming up. [ nyquil bottle ] you know i relieve coughs, sneezing, fevers... [ tylenol bottle ] me too! and nasal co [ tissue box ] he said nasal congestion. yeah...i heard him. [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. you can stay in and share something... ♪ ♪ ...or you can get out there with your friends and actually share something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids
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Dec 1, 2012 12:00am PST
in front of classmates. kids were laughing at them calling them name asking, are you gay? a photo of the boys sitting in the chair paw in paw ended up on facebook, a famous book of faces. one commenter said it encourages bull -- bullying and another says it sends a bad message to gay students. we asked a student to comment. >> that's not right. >> that student has been in a lot of our stories. they are always ready to talk to our cameras. bernie, did this punishment go too far or not far enough? >> let me just say that once again i am stunned. we were told that when they were passing the rowel to allow gays in the military that young people don't think this way. they don't have these old homophobic tendencies. but apparently they are still there. what is happening here? did it go too far? what is next? will they make them make out in front to match the degree of what they did wrong? >> keep your fantasies out of this. joy patti ann browne, that's the thing. they told these guys to hold hands saying it is a humiliation. isn't that the school creating some type of homo phobia? is it
Comedy Central
Nov 30, 2012 7:00pm PST
losers of the recent election was traditional marriage. you see three more states legalized gay marriage. no surprise that one of the new states is washington. what dow expect from a state named for a guy who wears q-- capri slacks. (laughter) but one of the state's biggest corporations, boeing, a name synonymous with aerospace excellence and bonner sound effects has indicated in union contract talks that they will deny equal pension benefits to married gay employees. hey, hey, yeah, i'm angry at the gays too. hey, gay boeing plorx the only marriage you should have is to your job unless your job is in the cockpit. (laughter) well-- folks, to commemorate this refreshing denial of human dignity, i'm giving a tip of my hadd to boeing for being gay rights pioneers. kuz if you think about it this is great for the gays. if companies don't have to pay out survivor pensions for same-sex couples it will save the millions. soon every company will want them. there will be a gay job explosion. boy the way do not google the term gay job-- nation, this blatant devaluing of gay partners is great for an
Dec 3, 2012 9:30pm PST
on many issues and this is the reason why i live to live and work here. jane warner plaza outside the gay bar and patrons are not ashamed of who they are. the supervisor says -- poll of california residents conducted in 2009 by the education foundation and found 50% of san francisco residents either somewhat or strongly disagree they are offended by public nudity. i have a copy of that poll. i suggest that any complaints that the supervisor receives doesn't accurately reflect the views -- [inaudible] contact the elected officials not to offended about it. i hope that san francisco will not re-cap tich lait to the minor of complainers and lead the nation out of the dark on public nudity. thank you. >> thank you. next speaker. >> good morning. it's great to be here. i just wanted to say i strongly support this legislation. my only concern i think it should go further. if i pull my pants down right now and show everyone it and i would be arrested although in another area it's okay by a small majority. i would point out some of the people that have spoken are from the nudist commun
Dec 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
authors. this week dale carpenter discusses his book. the book details a story of the landmark gay rights case lawrence v. texas. from the arrest of john lawrence and garner to justice kennedy's reading of the supreme court's decision in 2003. the ruling made same-sex sexual activity legal in all the states and paved the way for same-sex marriage laws. >> host: as you have written a book on the supreme court case of lawrence v. texas. a book that tells that story from the beginning to the end. give us a big picture was the case important? >> guest: i would say it's probably one of the most civil rights decisions or constitutional law individual liberty decisions from the supreme court over the past fifty years or so. and it's the most important decision so far for the rights of gay men and lesbian. it's an opinion that is important to a great many people, and i think we'll be long remembered on american constitutional history. >> host: tell me, in other words it was one sort of law that was in effect prior to lawrence, and lawrence changed the law in a big way. tell me a little bit about
Dec 2, 2012 11:00pm PST
assemblyman ammiano, [speaker not understood], moscone family, gay men's course, and all of you who are assembled herein, as i look around, i absolutely know that i had probably the greatest pleasure, other than the moscone children, of literally living with george moscone for so many years. mr. mayor, it was when we were in law school together, we were fellow janitors at hastings college of law. george moscone was amazing. he was just as aggressive about inclusionary activities. he was just as focused on sharing. and he had an immense pride in the city and county of san francisco like no other. i suspect that much of my love of the city comes from my exposure to george in those very early years. george went through a considerable amount of evolutionary process politically. he allowed john burton to talk him into running for the state legislature. an unsuccessful effort for the state assembly. he went on to become, obviously, a supervisor in the city and county of san francisco. and in those days it was a different city. it was dramatically different. there was no such thing as a so
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am EST
conduct with david savage. the book details the start of the landmark gay-rights case lawrence v. texas from the rest of john lawrence and tyron garner, to justice can is reading of the supreme court decision in 2003. the ruling that same-sex sexual activity legal in all u.s. states and territories and paved the way for same-sex marriage laws. >> host: you've written a fine book on the supreme court case of lawrence v. texas, a book that tells the story from the beginning to the end. let me begin with sort of a big picture of question at the end. why is the lawrence case important? >> guest: i would say this is probably one of the most important civil rights decisions or constitutional individual liberty decisions from the supreme court over the past 50 years or so. and it's the most important decision so far for the rights of gay men and lesbians. so this is an opinion that is important a great many people, and i think will be longer but in american constitutional history. >> in other words, that was once her of law that was in effect prior to lawrence, and lawrence changed a lot in a
Dec 10, 2012 2:00pm PST
. and perhaps most unique about twin peaks is that it was the very first gay bar with large visible windows so that anyone walking by would see who was inside. until then and in a lot of areas of the world we still have this, you have gay bars with windows that are hidden so people can sneak in because they are not comfortable or even safe doing so. so twin peaks was a trail blazer in that respect. the bar symbolizes the lgbt community's coming out in san francisco, that our community would no longer be in the shadows and we see since then the great strides we have made as an lgbt community and around the world. i will say on a personal note i recall the very first time i came to the castro, which was in 1993 as a 23-year-old gay man and coming out of castro station and the very first thing i saw was twin peaks, even before i saw the castro theater marquis. so it has personal significance as well. twin peaks also is a bar that caters to a real diversity of ages. we have a challenge sometimes in the lgbt community where young people particularly in bars and cultural representations, there's
Dec 2, 2012 4:30am PST
apologize. but, so, i'm going to introduce assemblyman tom ammiano next and then we'll have the gay men's chorus and we will go to jonathan. so, just before tom gets up, tom was one of harvey's volunteers for many campaignses. he walked precincts and he was a very brave person being a teacher at the time. and when no on 6 was an issue in our state and they were trying to use the state proposition, was trying to out law lesbian and gay teachers in our schools, tom, a gay teacher himself, spoke out and was the facebook, the picture book of that campaign. so, we aloe tom an incredible debt, and we thank you so much. * all owe (applause) [cheering and applauding] >> thank you so much. there is a note from willie brown that says, tom, be short. [laughter] >> i don't know, scott. every time i see you, i want to take off my clothes. i don't know what that is. [laughter] >> you can read into that whatever you wanted to. i think you should see from the remarks that preceded me that one strong attribute of both these extraordinary men was a sense of humor and a sense of irony. i've often thought
Dec 8, 2012 1:00pm PST
, out of sight. have yourself a merry little christmas ♪ make the yuletide gay. ♪from now on, our troubles will be miles away, miles away. ♪ ♪ ♪we are in older day, happy golden days of yore ♪ ♪faithful friends who are dear to us will be kneer to us once more ♪through the years, we all will be together. >> hang a shining star on top of the highest bow. ♪ ♪have yourself a merry little christmas now. ♪ ♪ ♪have yourself a merry little christmas. let your hearts be light ♪ ♪from now on, our troubles will be out, out of sight ♪ ♪have yourself, a merry little christmas. make the yule tide gay. from now on our troubles will be miles, miles away. ♪here we are as in olden days, happy golden days of yore. happy friends who are dear to us gather near to us once more. ♪ >> through the years, we all will be together ♪if the fates allow. ♪until then we will have to muddle through somehow. and have yourself... a merry little christmas now. ♪ >> thank you. [ applause ] >> thank you. >> i am in the holiday spirit now, aren't you? let's hear it for tammy hall
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